Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) & Central Plains (CP) Tuition Programs

Western Tuition Programs

Freshmen and transfer students (24 semester credits or more) with a permanent address from 23 states in the western and mid-western United States are automatically considered for reduced tuition rates upon completion of the admissions process.

There isn't a separate application process to be considered for Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) or Central Plains (CP) status. All students are reviewed with a completed application file.

Students who qualify for a merit scholarship cannot receive WUE or CP.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

WUE tuition is a substantial savings relative to normal, out-of-state tuition. Students eligible for the WUE program will be charged 150% of Western’s total in-state tuition.  The tuition discount is valued at $4518.00 for the current year.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students who are residents of the following states who do not qualify for a merit scholarship are eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) tuition program:

    
AlaskaHawaiiNew MexicoUtah
ArizonaIdahoNorth DakotaWashington
CaliforniaMontanaOregonWyoming
 NevadaSouth Dakota 

 

Central Plains (CP)

The CP tuition is a substantial savings relative to normal, out-of-state tuition. Students eligible for the CP program will be charged 150% of Western’s total in-state tuition. Incoming freshmen and transfer students who are residents of the following states, who do not qualify for a merit scholarship are eligible for the Central Plains (CP) tuition program.

    
IllinoisKansasMissouriTexas
IndianaMichiganNebraskaWisconsin
IowaMinnesotaOklahoma 

Maintenance Requirements

To continue receiving the the WUE or CP Tuition Program once awarded, students agree to:

  • Enroll in and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours each consecutive fall and spring semester
  • Meet satisfactory academic requirements.

A maximum of 8 semesters of eligibility will be awarded to freshman students and 6 semesters of eligibility will be awarded to transfer students.